Wouter Basson, who headed the apartheid government's secret chemical and biological warfare project, has failed in his challenge against the HPCSA.
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Those who 'shoot up' have a higher risk of getting infected, but some progressive nations are encouraging drug users to adopt safer habits.
Selected state clinics will soon provide a pill that can prevent HIV infection to people at high risk of contracting the virus.
The majority of incidents took place on social networks but there were also a high number of cases that involved text messages.
With just nine cases of the virus so far this year – in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the WHO is confident the battle against polio is nearly won.
The first World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Diabetes report says that diabetes has increased globally, and the disease claims more lives yearly.
The World Health Organisation says more than 200 people have died there since January and that there is a need to ramp up production of vaccines.
There is a big move afoot to alert SADC members to the concessions on intellectual property rights that they can take advantage of.
Available data shows significantly higher investment by public and philanthropic institutions in TB research than by the pharmaceutical industry.
In the developed world up to 5% of patients with chronic kidney disease are children. But statistics are harder to come by in the developing world.
Civil society bodies are meeting education officials to formulate an urgent response to the shortage of tools and teachers for the visually impaired.
More than half the female sex workers in South Africa's three largest cities are HIV positive, but less than a third are on antiretroviral treatment.
Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.
Activists say if Roche does not drop the price of Herceptin, they will ask the health department to act.
The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.